Imagination is the Only Escape - Holocaust DS game?

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  1. Anglophile
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    I've heard that there is an educational DS game in the making called "Imagination is the only escape". It shows the life of a young jewish boy, and how he deals with the holocaust with his imagination. It gives accurate facts about the Holocaust, but doesn't show any gore or anything like that.

    Has anyone else heard of this? What do you think?
    I hope it comes to the DS, I would be very interested in giving this a play. Personally, I think as long as it's tasteful, it's great. It's good to find new mediums to teach new generations about the Holocaust.

    Here's a news link if you'd like...

    http://www.dsfanboy.com/2008/03/10/will-we...he-only-escape/
     
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    It just says that it is banned in the United States...doesn't mean we can't get our hands on it anyways! People in Europe are much more tolerant. Personally, I really do believe it's BS that the US will ban an educational game like this, and yet allows Grand Theft Auto, in which you use & kill prostitutes. WTF?
     
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    Actually if you read all of the thread it turns out that it wasn't banned at all.
     
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    this sounds like a depressing games.. sure it's somewhat educational.. but its just gonna teach kids about death
     
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    Which I think is a somewhat important thing to learn about, yes?
     
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    i think this definitely has potential to be educational for anyone who does not know about this horrible chain of events.
     
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    from what i saw from the screenshot it's not really any more depressing for kids than a metroid platformer(the 2d GBA ones)

    altough it might be for people who have been close to the things described in the game.


    the graphics really look for children.
    the nazi's look like half demon shadows in a comical cartoonish way.
     

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